Painting Timber FLoors

Painting Timber FLoors

Painting Timber Most people who like wooden floors and trim do so because of the look of the woodgrain. This can be stained to given an attractive light or dark colour. But sometimes people prefer painting timber. This can produce good results, though it is best used on the cheaper types of wood. It is […]

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Timber Floor Sydney

Occasional Mould On Floors   Timber Floor Sydney If we keep our hardwood floors under reasonable conditions, moderate humidity and temperatures, and if we do not subject them to abrasion, then there will be few problems, and they will last for years. But occasionally faulty plumbing or ground moisture will cause mould to grow on […]

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Attic Floor

Attic Floor   Timber Floor Sydney Some of us like to use the attic for storage, or occasionally as another room to occupy. Adding a floor in the attic can help make the upstairs space useable. But we must investigate the building situation to find out which flooring options are possible in the attic. Some […]

Baseboards

Baseboards and the Timber Floor Sydney The baseboard covers the corner edge where the floor meets the wall. They are there partly for aesthetic reasons, to hide joint between the wall and floor surfaces. But they are also there to protect the lower wall, which can easily be damaged by shoes or vacuuming. A base […]

Vinyl Floor – For and Against

Vinyl flooring is a fairly economical choice for flooring, yet it lasts fairly well. And if it is properly installed and looked after with some basic precautions it will prove a good flooring choice for many situations, free from issues with expansion and humidity. Stains and Sun Damage Any type of flooring can be stained. […]

Bamboo Myths

Bamboo Flooring Sydney Bamboo is one of the popular modern flooring materials. It has a major advantage of many other modern materials in being quite natural. In fact, bamboo is perhaps the most environmentally friendly flooring material. Bamboo has another advantage in being quite variable. Natural looking bamboo is quite austere and attractive, but it […]

Outdoor Porches

Porch Timber Floor Sydney Outdoor living areas like porches add usable space to your home. And they can be an advantage in many weather conditions. If the porch is covered with a roof then the area is usable in the rain, so you can spend some time outdoors. And it is useable in the summer […]

Natural Timber Natural Environment

It is a mistake to think that the environment will always be compromised if we use trees for building material. It is actually possible to use timber in ways the benefit the environment. And natural materials like timber and bamboo will, even under the worst circumstances, still cause less harm than the mining and processing […]

Laminate

Laminate Timber floor Sydney Laminate floorboards are a good options for many floors. Laminate combines layers of different timbers to produce a final product that is better than the sum of its parts. It has a top layer of fine quality timber for the sake of a pleasing appearance, with several layers of strong timber […]

Hard Rooms That Echo

Rooms with hard floors and walls can sound very live, especially if the room has no furniture or curtain. Any sound in the room will bounce off the hard surfaces. This can be very aggravating. A sound that bounces off one hard surface (usually a wall) is an echo; it will be a weaker version […]

Polyurethane

Timber Floor Sydney Polyurethane coatings will provide protection for timber floors. This coating can dry to be almost perfectly clear, or be slightly tinted. It will protect against scratching while providing a fair degree of water resistance. There are two general types of polyurethane coating, both of which give a hard glossy coating for wooden […]

Polyurethane

Timber Floor Sydney Polyurethane coatings will provide protection for timber floors. This coating can dry to be almost perfectly clear, or be slightly tinted. It will protect against scratching while providing a fair degree of water resistance. There are two general types of polyurethane coating, both of which give a hard glossy coating for wooden […]